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English Literature
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How does Shakespeare critique colonisation in The Tempest?

In The Tempest, Shakespeare establishes a dichotomy between the oppressor, Prospero, and his slave, Caliban, in order to provoke sympathy for the enslaved. Whereas Prospero is all-powerful and assumes con...

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Explore the way in which the poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes depict the theme of death in their work.

Both Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath depict a sense of transition that comes with death, suggesting that the dead being becomes changed when viewed in death. However, while Hughes, in his poem ‘View of a Pig’...

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Why might a poet use onomatopoeia in their poem?


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Examine the relationship between class and love in The Great Gatsby.

Fitzgerald presents class as a barrier to Gatsby and Daisy's relationship. It is revealed that Gatsby and Daisy did not marry because Gatsby sought to acquire wealth so that he could provide Daisy with th...

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Compare how the barriers of love are presented in at least two texts you have studied.

Initially start off by making a mind map/plan comparing the ideas from two or more texts e.g. materialism and status over love (in poetry) or a family feud (Romeo& Juliet). Proceed to write the introd...

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